St. Landry Parish
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Type of Government: Police Jury
Parish Seat: Opelousas
FIPS Code: 22097
Courts and Judicial Districts
St. Landry Parish is subject to the jurisdiction of the following courts:
District Court: 27th JDC (Naked Ownership Page)
Court of Appeal: Third Circuit, Naked Ownership Page
Supreme Court: Louisiana Supreme Court, Naked Ownership Page
Supreme Court District(s): 3
Other (includes federal, state and local courts of limited jurisdiction):
Bankruptcy: Western District (Federal), Naked Ownership Page
Worker's Compensation: 2 (State)
Justice of the Peace: See Elected Officials (Local)
Legislative Districts and/or Elected Officials
See Elected Officials for a listing of all officials elected by the voters of St. Landry Parish.
The Registrar of Voters for St. Landry Parish can provide detailed information relating to district boundaries.
Miscellaneous Information and Resources
St. Landry Parish has a population of 87,700 citizens and a landmass of approximately 938.9 square miles (600,900.00 acres). Ranked by population, St. Landry Parish is the 15th most populated of 64 parishes. The parish is the 18th largest parish by landmass. There are approximately 148 attorneys in the parish, which means that there are 592.6 people per attorney in the parish. This ratio ranks 14th in the state.
The following municipalities are located within St. Landry Parish:
- Town of Arnaudville (also in St. Martin Parish)
- Village of Cankton
- City of Eunice (also in Acadia Parish)
- Town of Grand Coteau
- Town of Krotz Springs
- Town of Leonville
- Town of Melville
- City of Opelousas
- Village of Palmetto
- Town of Port Barre
- Town of Sunset
- Town of Washington
The following links provide information related to St. Landry Parish:
Cooperative Extension: Provides contact information for Cooperative Extension Program Agents (such as community economic development, 4-H, forestry and wildlife, family resource management, etc.)
Economic Profile (1998): Economic development information provided by the Northeastern LEAP program.
Economic Profile (2001) [pdf]: Louisiana Department of Economic Development profile hosted by Entergy.
Tax Profile: Sales and use tax rates (with some forms) for the parish and municipalities, provided by the Louisiana Association of Tax Administrators (LAOTA).
2000 Federal Census: Federal Census data including population estimates and demographics.
Environment Profile: Find information related to chemical releases, water quality, Superfund sites, etc.
Capitol Impact Profile: Provides links to local elected officials, local entities and demographic information (including links to Open Secrets, which provides information on campaign contributions and the Political Graveyard, which details the lives of elected officials that have lived in the parish.)